Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Saturday, 13 January 2018

49's Crown Stays

49's boiler is under repair at Israel Newton's boiler workshop in Matlock.

The photos below are courtesy of John Eastwood of Newton's, via Richard Charlton.
Firebox crown stays ready to be installed in 49's boiler
Note the threads of the ends must enter both inner & outer plates in sync,
hence the need for a long tap to cut threads in both plates at the same time

Tomorrow's Trains

Sir Cecil A Cochrane will head trains from Andrews House at 10.30 am, & thereafter East Tanfield at 11.25 am, 12.45 pm, 2.15 pm for Sunniside & return.   The last train leaves East Tanfield at 3.35 pm for Andrews House only.
Cochrane taking a train towards Sunniside on a snowy January day five years ago

Friday, 12 January 2018

Odd Jobs

Ian repairing the frost-damaged pressure reducing valve which feeds water to the carriage shed

Thursday, 11 January 2018

Mainly East Tanfield

Clive & Peter planning details of Horden's drain cock linkage

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

A Start at East Tanfield

Works train at Causey Level Crossing heading for East Tanfield

Saturday, 6 January 2018

Waggon Work

David grinding rivets off the buffer beam of a hopper waggon
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)

Tomorrow's Trains

Sir Cecil A Cochrane will head trains from Andrews House at 10.30 am, & thereafter East Tanfield at 11.25 am, 12.45 pm, 2.15 pm for Sunniside & return.   The last train leaves East Tanfield at 3.35 pm for Andrews House only.
Cochrane brings the empty stock out of Marley Hill in January 2017
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)

Friday, 5 January 2018

Thursday, 4 January 2018

Monday, 1 January 2018

Yesterday, Last Year's Mince Pie Specials

The photos below are courtesy of John Turnock:
No.2 on Causey East Incline, heading for more mince pies